Molecular Pathology & Genomics

The big question: molecular diagnostics

“Do you think the more we edge towards molecular diagnostics, the higher the likelihood that we will see biomedical science disciplines phased out in the future?”

Lab-on-a-chip for PCR

A new lab-on-a-chip infection test could provide cheaper, faster portable diagnostics, it is claimed.

National Genomic Research Library grows to over 110,000

The National Genomic Research Library (NGRL) now contains one of the richest genomic datasets in the world for both rare disease and cancer research.

NHS to pilot potentially revolutionary blood test

A blood test that may spot more than 50 types of cancer will be piloted by the NHS in a world-leading programme.

Target for aggressive form of lung cancer

Scientists have reported new findings about a particularly aggressive subset of lung adenocarcinomas that are driven by two mutations that frequently occur together in the genes KEAP1 and STK11.

Certificate of Expert Practice - apply now

Applications are open for the Certificate of Expert Practice (CEP) online courses in leadership and management, quality management, molecular pathology, point-of-care testing (POCT), and training, which will commence in January 2021. 

New biomarker for stroke severity

A biomarker in the blood may determine the extent of brain injury from different types of strokes

Genetic risk for IBD patients

In a retrospective study, investigators found that a combination of rare and common genetic variants in some inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients significantly increased their risk of developing clot-causing thromboembolic diseases.

British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 4 2020 synopsis

Deputy Editor Nigel Brown provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the fourth issue of 2020.

One-to-one: Navigating a galaxy of data

Following on from the publication of a new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy, we talk to Chris Wigley, Chief Executive of Genomics England.

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